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Eigamura The Japanese Hollywood

Attractions Located at Azumasa area of Kyoto, Eigamura the Japanese world for eiga (=movie), and mura (=village), was described by Karla Cripps, a CNN writer, as The Hollywood of Japan. The place has many other names among Japanese, such as Toei Uzumasa Eigamura (東映太秦映画村, or Kyoto Studio Park or simply the Movie Land. It was…

What are the Best Samurai Movies?

If you are like me and are still a 10-year-old at heart, you probably love yourself some good sword-fighting swashbuckling adventures. And Japanese cinema has some incredible movies that will scratch that particular itch. Here are a few! Classics Starting with the most famous, The Seven Samurai. This is one of the most famous, and…

Star Wars Exhibition! May the force be with you!

The Place of the Exhibition Author’s photo The Force is strong within the Mori Towers’ newly renovated Sky View Observation Deck in Roppongi Hills. Situated on the 52nd floor, the exhibition towers offers a spectacular and panoramic view of Tokyo with all of it’s landmarks including Tokyo Tower, especially on a clear spring day. The…

5 Best Hollywood Movies Set in Japan

Maybe the movie freaks will know some of the best movies that were filmed in Japan. Yes, in fact, there are many world-famous movies that were set in Japan. Those movies usually show us the beauty and uniqueness of Japanese places and culture. These are some movies that are quite famous and are worth to…

4 Tips for Seeing Movies in Japan on a Budget

1. Movies in Japan If you are a movie buff, like me, you know that there is nothing like experiencing a movie in the cinema. And few countries do movie theaters like they do here in Japan. Japanese movie theaters are second to none. With reserved seating, you never have to worry about getting to…